Enid A. Haupt Garden

Enid A. Haupt Garden (HM23N1)

Location: Washington, DC 20560
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.307', W 77° 1.569'

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A popular urban oasis since its completion in 1987, the 4.2-acre Enid A. Haupt Garden comprises three distinct gardens. The design of each reflects the cultural and aesthetic influences celebrated in the Smithsonian Castle and the surrounding museums.
· The Moongate Garden (1) next to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, draws design inspiration from the Temple of Heaven, a 15th century religious complex in China. The Victorian-style Parterre (2) extends the Castle's grand welcome through and expansive lawn and formal plantings. The Fountain Garden (3) located beside the National Museum of African Art, was modeled after the Alhambra, a 14th Century Moorish palace and fortress in Spain. · The landscape design was a collaborative effort of Jean Paul Carlhian, FAIA, of Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott; Sasaki Associates, Inc.; and Lester Collins, FASLA.
HM NumberHM23N1
Placed BySmithsonian Institution
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Date Added Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 7:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324269 N 4306349
Decimal Degrees38.88845000, -77.02615000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.307', W 77° 1.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 18.42" N, 77° 1' 34.14" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC 20560, US
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